Unis are using artificial intelligence to keep students sitting exams honest. But this creates its own problems

Unis are using artificial intelligence to keep students sitting exams honest. But this creates its own problems

Universities are increasingly using computer programs to supervise university students sitting their exams. Is this the future of testing? Due to the pandemic, institutions worldwide have rapidly adopted exam software like Examplify, ExamSoft and ProctorU. Proctoring technology allows exam-takers to be monitored off-campus. They…

Artificial intelligence is getting better at writing, and universities should worry about plagiarism

Artificial intelligence is getting better at writing, and universities should worry about plagiarism

The dramatic rise of online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic has spotlit concerns about the role of technology in exam surveillance — and also in student cheating. Some universities have reported more cheating during the pandemic, and such concerns are unfolding in a climate where technologies that allow…